Saturday, October 29, 2016

Quote of the Day

In light of the blatantly bogus checkpoint set up by Wellington police which became public knowledge this week, the following quote seemed apt:

The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others. His own good, either physical or moral, is not a sufficient warrant.

– John Stuart Mill, On Liberty [1869]
Hat-tip FFF

Friday, October 28, 2016


What private or public entity do you think this frippery hails from? (latest annual report):